Course in Spoken and Written English for Job Seeking

Nationally Recognised Training

Program Code                                                                            10726NAT

Course Duration                                                                       2 sessions per week over 18 weeks.

Delivery Mode                                                                           Face to face training

Campus Location and Delivery Site                                     337-339 La Trobe Street and 338 Latrobe Street, Melbourne 3000

                                                                                                     Best Western plus the Tudor Hotel, 1101 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill VIC 3128

Course Description

This course will help graduates to improve their English communication skills and equip them with necessary job seeking skills to search and prepare for an interview with an Australian workplace. The course also assists learners to develop the associated pragmatic cultural knowledge assumed in an Australian workplace.

The English learning environment will be contextualized for individual learner skillset and industry of interest. Learners will be guided through a complete job seeking process, including:

  • Career planning: including self-evaluation of skills and knowledges, identify career options, job fit and suitability analysis, and career plan.
  • Active job hunting: including job seeking, register online, job advert analysis, company research, job enquiry
  • Job application process: prepare customized job application, resume, prepare a video resume
  • Recruitment process: including workplace awareness, interview preparation and mock interview

Entry Requirements

There are no set requirements for this course. Students who wish to undertake English courses will sit the  Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. GBCA will place a student into the level according to the outcome of the placement test.

Students should be at least 16 years of age and achieve level 3 across the three ACSF macro skills of reading, writing and oral communication.

Course Structure

Module Code Module Name
SWECKS001 Develop cultural knowledge and spoken language competence to seek professional employment
SWECKW001 Develop cultural knowledge and written language competence to seek professional employment
SWEEPS001 Extend pronunciation skills
FSKLRG10 Use routine strategies for career planning

Assessment Methods

A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Observation, Portfolio, Written Questions.

Intake Dates

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